Julio-Claudian Dynasty

Caligula

Caligula by Aloys Winterling University of California Press

Sunday, 6 November, 2011, 12:00am

The Help (Film)

Set at a time when racial tensions were sky high in the United States, the opening voiceover of The Help speaks volumes. 'Looking after white babies is what I do,' says Aibileen (Viola Davis), referring to the duties she and other black maids carried out during that period.

23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

End-of-season delight in store for super Size

John Size showed he has plenty more ammunition in the can with his stable catching the eye in last Friday's and yesterday's all-weather track barrier trials at Sha Tin.

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Love should be taught in school

We often see teenage couples acting romantically in public. Yet despite the reality of this, few schools take time to educate their students about romance. That's a serious shortcoming of our education system.

25 May 2011 - 12:00am

Those were the days

In a Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (APA) rehearsal room, conductor Nicholas Kok and director Andrew Sinclair are working on a student production of L'Incoronazione di Poppea, written in 1642 by Claudio Monteverdi, one of Italy's earliest opera composers.

15 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Caligula

Caligula

Hong Kong Repertory Theatre

HK City Hall Theatre

Reviewed: Jan 3

Director Anthony Chan Kam-kuen offers a melancholic reading of this nihilistic piece by Albert Camus based on Caligula, the Roman emperor known for his cruelty.

6 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Caligula

Hong Kong Repertory Theatre

HK City Hall Theatre

From Jan 3 to 19

Stage director Anthony Chan Kam-kuen regards Albert Camus' nihilistic piece Caligula as a philosophical and poetic exploration of men's inner conflicts.

1 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Not-so-modern MTRC confesses imperial measures have become stuck in a rut

Imperial commander Galen Maximus Augustus marched smartly into the smoky premises of chief wheelwright Gaius Claudius. The room was empty, except for a servant boy sweeping shavings out of the back door.

11 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

On the fiddle

PROGRAMMERS have some sort of collective brainstorm at the weekends, fiddling, as it were, while we burn out our channel-changers looking for something to watch. Of course we could talk to our wives and families, but this is a television column and I am not about to dedicate 36 valuable centimetres to a lecture on the decline of social intercourse.

8 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

On the fiddle

PROGRAMMERS have some sort of collective brainstorm at the weekends, fiddling, as it were, while we burn out our channel-changers looking for something to watch. Of course we could talk to our wives and families, but this is a television column and I am not about to dedicate 36 valuable centimetres to a lecture on the decline of social intercourse.

8 Jan 1994 - 12:00am